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Canadian consul general to visit Worcester

Laura Finaldi |

David Alward, the consul general of Canada to New England, is scheduled to visit Worcester on Thursday to explore business opportunities between Canada and Central Massachusetts through two site...

TJX earnings hit $562M on growing consumer traffic

Stephanie Meagher |

As other retailers continue to pull back from brick-and-mortar locations, TJX is reporting continued growth in-store traffic that resulted in $562 million in earnings in the second quarter of the...

Worcester's Curtis hires Canadian country manager

Sam Bonacci |

A Worcester company specializing in enclosures for small recreational and work vehicles announced a new position of Country Manager for Canada as the company looks to expand in the country.

Oxford Immunotec posts 34% revenue gain

Sam Bonacci |

Oxford Immunotec posted a 34-percent gain in revenue for the second quarter and has adjusted up its guidance for the full year to up to $84.5 million in revenue.

Worcester's Primetals sends car part machine to China

Worcester-based Primetals Technologies announced last week that it shipped a car part manufacturing machine to a Chinese steel producer, in the first modernization of that Asian facility's operations...

Renewable energy compromise filed


House and Senate negotiators have finalized an energy bill that will require utilities to procure large quantities of hydro-electric and offshore wind power to meet the state's energy demand in the...

Worcester CFO elected officer of hose association

The chief financial officer of Worcester fluid conveyance provider Omni Services was elected to an executive position of the national trade group Association for Hose & Accessories Distribution.

Built-Rite Tool leadership looking to transition

Craig Bovaird, owner of Built-Rite, spoke with the Worcester Business Journal about building a strong reputation, maintaining quality, recruiting for new positions and the senior management team and...

Mass. Senate passes energy bill

State House News Service |

An energy bill passed 39-0 by the Senate Thursday evening would require the solicitation of long-term contracts for at least 2,000 megawatts of offshore wind by 2027 as part of an effort to diversify...

Mass. manufacturers brace for Brexit impact

Sam Bonacci |

Massachusetts manufacturers are bracing for increased exporting difficulties the British exit from the European Union could have on Bay State exports.

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